Addressing and advocating for the needs of kids of parents with a brain tumor
About the book
"How I Feel About Dad’s Brain Tumor” is a short story coupled with a medical glossary and guided journal to help kids of parents diagnosed with a brain tumor navigate their emotions. Specially written for children ages 8-13, this thoughtful account of a daughter's experience having a parent with a brain tumor aims to help children understand they are not alone in their experience, while giving them the tools they need to build their own emotional intelligence and support network.
“How I Feel About Dad’s Brain Tumor” utilizes the elements of storytelling, education and creativity to address a child’s emotions, anxiety and concern that comes with a parent’s brain tumor diagnosis.
As a host and writer, author Darcy Castro is dedicated to using her professional skills to provide the leadership to advocate for the unique needs of kids whose parents are battling a brain tumor.